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In-course Scholarships:

Gary and Wendy Balter Scholarship in Management

Established in 2000 by Gary J. Balter, B.Com. 1979, DPA 1980 and Wendy Balter, B.Com. 1980, for an outstanding undergraduate student who has completed at least one year of a B.Com. program. Awarded on the basis of high academic standing by the Desautels Faculty of Management Scholarships Committee. Preference will be given to students majoring in Financial Accounting and who are residents of Montreal.
Estimated value: $2,000.

PSB Boisjoli Scholarship in Accounting

Established in 2010 by PSB Boisjoli, a leading accounting firm in Quebec, to support excellence in the Accounting program at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill. Awarded by the Desautels Faculty of Management Scholarships Committee to an outstanding full-time Canadian student who has completed at least 2 years of the B.Com. program, majoring in Accounting and who intends to pursue qualification as a Chartered Accountant. Awarded on the basis of high academic standing.
Estimated value: $4,000.

RSM Richter Scholarship in Accounting

Established in 2007 by RSM Richter, a large independent accounting, business advisory and consulting firm. Awarded by the Desautels Faculty of Management Scholarships Committee on the basis of academic merit to outstanding students who have successfully completed at least 15 credits toward the Major in Accounting of the B.Com. program.
Estimated value: $4,000 each for two awards.

Samson Belair/Deloitte & Touche Scholarship

To a student who has completed the second year, will be entering the final year in the B.Com. program, and who intends on graduation to qualify as a Chartered Accountant. Awarded for high standing in the second year and on academic record, ability and other characteristics considered to be suitable.
Estimated value: $1,500.

Cissy and Jimmy Greer Prize

Established in memory of Cissy and Jimmy Greer by their daughter, Dr. Cicely Greer Watson, B.A. 1943. Awarded, by the Desautels Faculty of Management Scholarships Committee, for high achievement to an Accounting student having completed at least one year and continuing in the Bachelor of Commerce program. All else being equal, preference will be given to a student who was a resident of Montreal when first admitted to the University.
Estimated value: $1,000.

Cecil Vineberg Scholarship

Endowed in 1982 by the associates, friends and family of Mr. Cecil Vineberg to mark his 65th birthday and retirement as senior member of the firm of Ritcher, Usher and Vineberg, Chartered Accountants. It is open to Accounting students entering the final year of the B.Com. program who intend to qualify as Chartered Accountants upon graduation. It is awarded at the end of the second year on the basis of excellence in the second-year accounting courses and the student's overall academic record.
Estimated value: $1,000.

Graduating Awards:

Commerce 1925 Awards (First Place, Second Place, Third Place)

Three awards made to the students obtaining the highest marks in Accountancy at the end of the third year of the Commerce course.
Estimated value: $1,000, $750, and $500.

Herbert E. Siblin Award

Established by Herbert E. Siblin, B.Com. 1950, F.C.A. Awarded by the Desautels Faculty of Management Scholarships Committee to the outstanding graduating student in the Accounting program demonstrating excellence in Auditing.
Estimated value: $500.

Peter S. Wise Memorial Prize in Accounting

Established in 2003 by Richard M. Wise, B.Com. 1962, F.C.A., Jack S. Wise, B.Sc. 1965, M.D., C.M. 1969, and Ronald B. Wise in memory of their father, Peter S. Wise, B.Com. 1929. Awarded by the Desautels Faculty of Management Scholarships Committee to a graduating undergraduate student in Accounting with high academic standing who plans to pursue studies towards the Chartered Accountant designation.
Estimated value: $1,000.

McGill Accounting Society Prize

Originally established in 1995 by an endowment from the McGill Accounting Club with additional contributions from the McGill Accounting Society. Awarded annually by the Desautels Faculty of Management Scholarships Committee to a graduating commerce undergraduate in the Accounting area who has maintained high academic standing while having made a contribution to undergraduate accounting activities at McGill.
Estimated value: $300.

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